Definition of tortoni
: ice cream made of heavy cream often with minced almonds and chopped maraschino cherries and often flavored with rum
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The rest are what kids in Bay Ridge and Corona used to want on their birthdays: tortoni, tartufo, spumoni.
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Origin and Etymology of tortoni
probably from Tortoni 19th century Italian restaurateur in Paris
First Known Use: 1911See Words from the same year
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